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Living In Pismo Beach, CA

The small town of Pismo Beach, California is home to just over 8,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (29%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 49, skews older than most cities in California. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 59% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,563/month, exceeding the state average, relatively high rent costs could play a role in the higher levels of ownership.

With an average commute time of about 24 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Pismo Beach residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Compared to the national average (7%), Pismo Beach has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 14% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 20% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Pismo Beach, the most common four of which are entertainment, healthcare, retail, and scientific. Combined, these industries make up 30% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, as 9% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Pismo Beach workers take home an average annual income of about $92K, slightly more than those elsewhere in California. The town's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

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